Guinea govt urges dialogue after opposition protest call

2015-03-26 12:18

The government of Ebola-hit Guinea has urged a dialogue after the country’s three main opposition leaders called for renewed protests against President Alpha Conde over upcoming elections.

Hollande embarks on trip to Ebola-hit Guinea

2014-11-27 08:47

French President Francois Hollande is set to visit Guinea, making him the first Western leader to travel to a country hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.

Guinea declares Ebola a 'national health emergency'

2014-08-14 05:59

Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a deadly Ebola outbreak that has killed 377 in the west African nation a "health emergency".

Guinea turns into a drug hot spot

2014-02-03 12:21

A surge in cocaine trafficking has transformed Guinea into West Africa’s latest drug hot spot, jeopardising President Alpha Conde’s efforts to rebuild state institutions after a military coup.

Guinea assembly selects new leader

2014-01-13 21:17

A lawmaker from the party of Guinea President Alpha Conde has been chosen to lead the new national assembly following highly divisive elections last year.

Guinea opposition exits poll count

2013-10-03 23:06

The Guinea opposition has rejected the first legislative election results and withdrawn from the counting process.

Polls: Accept results, Conde tells party leaders

2013-10-02 14:41

Guinean President Alpha Conde has urged party leaders to accept the results of 28 September legislative polls, as the first nationwide figures are expected.

Guinean polls turn page on years of 'chaos'

2013-09-28 22:08

Guineans have gone to the polls in the first parliamentary elections for more than a decade in the troubled west African nation, after months of delays and a campaign plagued by deadly unrest.

Guinea to elect parliament as tensions simmer

2013-09-26 11:08

Guineans are set to vote in the first parliamentary elections in the troubled west African nation in over a decade, after months of delays and a campaign plagued by deadly unrest.

Guinea deploys troops after ethnic clashes

2013-07-18 12:00

Guinea have sent troops to towns in the southeast in a bid to stem three days of ethnic violence in which at least 54 people have been killed, the government says.


Zuma on mission to enhance SA relations

2015-01-12 13:01

President Jacob Zuma will visit Guinea, Angola and Mozambique this week to enhance relations, the presidency says.

Guinea calls on retired doctors to fight Ebola

2014-10-16 06:09

The Guinea president has called on doctors to come out of retirement to help fight Ebola.

SA sends condolences to Guinea

2014-04-03 17:56

South Africa has sent condolences to those in Guinea affected by an Ebola haemorrhagic fever outbreak.

Guinea president decrees new govt

2014-01-21 09:58

Guinea’s president Alpha Conde has issued a decree forming a new government keeping in place his PM and over half the cabinet members, but excluding any opposition figures.

Guinea traders fear looting rampage after vote

2013-10-04 10:08

Along the cracked and muddy road that crosses Madina, the main market in Guinea's capital Conakry, shops are shut because of fear of violence after elections held last Saturday.

Guinea president proud of nation

2013-10-02 20:37

Guinean President Alpha Conde has urged party leaders to accept the results of legislative polls, as security was ramped up in the capital amid fears of violence.

Guinea delays election result

2013-10-02 10:16

Guinea's electoral commission says results from a weekend legislative election could take days longer than expected to publish.

70% of Guinea voter cards distributed

2013-09-26 19:48

Guinea's election commission says 70% of voter cards had been distributed and conditions required for its nationwide polls to be credible were being met.

Pro-govt mob trashes Guinea radio station

2013-08-19 13:20

A radio station in the east of Guinea has been ransacked by pro-government demonstrators for reporting on protests against Presidents Alpha Conde, employees say.

Conde attackers jailed for life

2013-07-13 20:05

A tribunal in Guinea has sentenced two to life imprisonment for trying to assassinate President Alpha Conde in July 2011.

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